United States (1877-1929): Specialized Collections

August 15, 2008

Triangle Factory Fire

Collection of newspaper and magazine accounts, testimonials, commission reports, photographs, and illustrations related to the 1911 Triangle Shirtwaist Company factory fire in New York City. From Cornell University.

August 15, 2008

Museum of the City of New York Virtual Exhibitions

Collection of online exhibitions about New York City.

August 15, 2008

Ad*Access

Collection of over 7,000 advertisements printed in U.S. and Canadian newspapers and magazines between 1911 and 1955. Focus is on radio, television, transportation, beauty and hygiene, and World War II. See Emergence of Advertising in America for advertisements from 1850-1920.

August 15, 2008

American Radicalism

Collection of primary sources about 20th century radicalism in the United States from the Michigan State University Libraries. Includes resources related to the A.I.M., Asian Americans, birth control, the Black Panthers, the Hollywood Ten, the I.W.W., the Ku Klux Klan, the Rosenberg Case, Sacco and Vanzetti, the Scottsboro Boys, the S.D.S., and Wounded Knee.

August 15, 2008

Emergence of Advertising in America: 1850-1920

Collection of over 9,000 print advertisements from the Rare Book, Manuscript, and Special Collections Library at Duke University. See Ad*Access for advertisements in Duke's collection from 1911-1955.

August 15, 2008

Red Hot Jazz Archive

Collection of primary and secondary materials related to the development of jazz from 1895 to 1929. Features more than 200 sound files of jazz recordings along with biographical essays, band histories, discographies, filmographies, and photographs.

August 15, 2008

World War I Document Archive

Collection of primary documents relating to World War I. From the BYU Library.

August 15, 2008

Haymarket Affair Digital Collection

Collection of manuscripts, trial documents, artifacts, broadsides, photographs, prints, press accounts, and other published materials relating to Chicago's Haymarket Affair (1886), a pivotal event in the early history of the American labor movement.

August 15, 2008

Documenting the American South

Collection of primary sources on Southern history, literature and culture from the late colonial period through the first decades of the 20th century. Includes collections of slave narratives, Southern literature, and materials related to the church in the black community.

August 15, 2008

HarpWeek

Full text of Harper's Weekly with extensive indexing of articles, illustrations, and advertisements.

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